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Radio show – The dreampop hour

In this show we focus on dreampop which Wikipedia tells me “emphasizes atmosphere and sonic texture as much as pop melody.” Expect to hear tunes from Lush, Cocteau Twins, Beach House, The Beach Boys, Low, Julee Cruise, Mazzy Star, Slowdive, Sigur Ros, A Sunny Day In Glasgow, The Duritti Column and Galaxie 500. Recent updates:Radio […]

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Radio show – The remix show

In the this show we features an hour of the best remixes. You can hear tracks by Asobi Seksu, Curve, Slowdive, Maps, Sennen, The Early Years, Yeti Lane, Ride, Chapterhouse and Cocteau Twins Those artists have been remixed by Ulrich Schnauss, Aphex Twin, Avalon Emerson, The Field, The Early Years, Andrew Weatherall, School of Seven […]

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Radio show – The eighties hour

The 1980’s wasn’t all shoulder pads and big hair, there was plenty of decent music around if you looked for it. C86, goth and new wave were some of the alternative sounds of the decade but the roots of shoegaze were laid out as the decade progressed. Played in this show are The House of […]

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Alternative Christmas tunes

Every year we hear the same old songs, whilst for some people this brings them real joy hearing Wham! and Slade again for others there is a sense of dread about hearing the same tunes again and again. Hoping to offer some kind of alternative, this show features a selection of Christmas tunes to soundtrack […]

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Radio show – 30 years of shoegaze

2021 saw the 30th anniversary of shoegaze, first mentioned in a news story about Slowdive in May 1991 and within months all across the music press. Whilst the roots of shoegaze date back to the 1960s these shows play a track a year since the name/genre was born, from My Bloody Valentine’s groundbreaking Loveless in […]

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Radio show – shoegaze John Peel sessions

When a band recorded a John Peel session it was always an exciting moment for a fan as you got to hear either new material or a different take of previously released track. The sessions were often as close to hearing the band live as you could get as there was no studio trickery. Like […]

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Radio show – 18th August 2021

We go back 2 years for our featured album of the week from Ride, their sixth album ‘This Is Not A Safe Place’ found them on top form and we play some tracks throughout the show. There were plenty of 30th anniversaries from Revolver, Mudhoney and Five Thirty as we look back at the music […]

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Radio show – 14th July 2021

We travel back to 1990 for this week’s album of the week. It was to be the final album on 4AD for the Cocteau Twins and is often seen as their best. We play tracks from Heaven or Las Vegas throughout the show. There’s a 1994 Peel Session track from the Swirlies and the first […]

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Radio show – 4AD special part one

With 4AD recently releasing their Bills, Aches & Blues album marking the first 40 years of 4AD, I thought it was time we did a special focusing on the label. This is the first part as it proved so challenging to just get an hour of music, therefore part two will be next week. On […]

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Radio show – 24th March 2021

We go back exactly 30 years for this week’s featured album. Happy Daze vol.2 was compiled by Gary Crowley and released on March 25th 1991. The album captures the sound of the time with a mixture of shoegaze and post-Madchester ‘baggy’ bands. We play tracks from the album throughout the show. There’s also new releases […]